Author Topic: Help! My Windows Are Melting My Grass!  (Read 1513 times)

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Re: Help! My Windows Are Melting My Grass!
« Reply #25 on: May 24, 2024, 08:25:50 PM »
There are images and videos documenting the phenomenon, as well as the link from a firefighting engineering site, and I gave you my own evidence to include actual felt heat on my body. So I'm done arguing with you. Have a nice day.
I've seen images and articles documenting polar bears done in by global warming too . . . but go ahead and believe what you want. I'm done here too.
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Re: Help! My Windows Are Melting My Grass!
« Reply #26 on: May 24, 2024, 08:28:21 PM »
There can be only one explanation, Climate Change
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Re: Help! My Windows Are Melting My Grass!
« Reply #27 on: May 25, 2024, 06:31:09 AM »
The only thing that comes to my mind about this the internal reflective properties of the glass is supposed to scatter the reflection randomly, but sometimes the "scatter" lines up in one direction due to some issue in the manufacturing process.  .. Sort of like the Fresnel lens. 

Reminds me that I bought a couple fresnel lens to play with.  I need to test them out.
I've seen images and articles documenting polar bears done in by global warming too . . . but go ahead and believe what you want. I'm done here too.

Polar bears are bursting into flames?

That's sad.

Actually, I read a pretty interesting theory on this...

These units are hermetically sealed and filled with a low emissive gas like Argon, I believe.

One theory is that, as the windows heat up in direct sun, the pressure builds up in the window and the glass is flexing ever so slightly... just enough to trigger this effect.
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Re: Help! My Windows Are Melting My Grass!
« Reply #28 on: May 25, 2024, 09:51:36 AM »
One theory is that, as the windows heat up in direct sun, the pressure builds up in the window and the glass is flexing ever so slightly... just enough to trigger this effect.
Take a flashlight and hold it face to face against the inside of the inside pane, near the edge. If you can see the reflection of the bulb on the inside of the outer pane, make a mental note of it's position. That offset between the flashlight and the reflection is a function of the space between the panes.

Now, slide the flashlight to the center of the inside pane. Where is the position of the reflection? Does the reflection remain in the same relative position as near the edge, or does it move?

The amount of movement reveals an inconsistent void, indicating a deflection between the two, theoretically parallel, surfaces.
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Re: Help! My Windows Are Melting My Grass!
« Reply #29 on: May 25, 2024, 09:58:45 AM »
Polar bears are bursting into flames?

They all drowned before that could happen because you didn't go see An Inconvenient Truth back in 2006
But penguins are suppose to start bursting into flames by 2028 if you don't buy a EV, give up your gas stove, and send Greta all your money by the end of next week. Ever see penguins running around on fire? It's sad and it'll be all your fault if you don't act now.

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Re: Help! My Windows Are Melting My Grass!
« Reply #30 on: May 25, 2024, 04:51:01 PM »
I keep hoping that my new windows will incinerate a couple of the little shits who live in my community. Little *expletive deleted*ing thugs in the making.

So far, no long pork BBQ smell of joy.
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